Education

Medical School
Texas Tech University Health Science Center (2004)
Residency
University of California, Los Angeles (2007), Pediatrics
Fellowship
University of California, Los Angeles (2010), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Research Interest

    • Graft-versus-host disease
    • Hematopoiesis
    • Transplantation in bone marrow failure syndromes

    Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Invasive fungal infections in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.
    Simms-Waldrip T, Rosen G, Nielsen-Saines K, Ikeda A, Brown B, Moore T Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 Apr 47 4 218-24
    Dramatic response to rituximab in a child with severe cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia arising after allogeneic hematopoietic SCT
    Simms-Waldrip T, Ikeda A, Goldfinger D, Moore T, Yuan S. Bone Marrow Transplantation 2009 1-2
    Role of the Aggresome Pathway in Cancer: Targeting the garbage disposal system in cells.
    Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Lin T, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Fu C, Sakamoto KM. Cancer Research April 2008 68(8) 2557-2560
    Targeting the aggresome pathway in hematologic malignancies
    Simms-Waldrip T, Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Lin T, Ikeda AK, Fu C, Sakamoto KM. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 2008 94 283-286
    Molecular targets and the treatment of myeloid leukemia.
    Ikeda AK, Shankar DB, Watanake M, Tamanoi F, Simms-Waldrip T, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism July 2006 88(3) 216-24
    FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 in normal hematopoiesis and acute myeloid leukemia.
    Parcells B, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM. Stem Cells May 2006 24(5) 1174-84

    Honors & Awards

    • ASBMT Clinical Research Training Scholar
      (2011)
    • NIH T32 Developmental Hematology Training Grant
      (2008)
    • AAP Resident Research Grant
      (2006)
    • Magna Cum Laude, Texas Christian University
      (2000)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2010)
    • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology